Charles Entrekin and Vince Storti on San Francisco Poetry TV
This is the San Francisco Open Mic Poetry Podcast TV Show with John Rhodes and Clara Hsu. In the two segments we have Charles Entrekin and Vince Storti.
Run time 29 minutes 45 secondsProducer John RhodesAudio/Visual sound, color
In host John Rhodes segment Charles Entrekin will be reading. Here is his bio: Charles Entrekin was born in 1941 in Birmingham, Alabama,. He took his BA in English from Birmingham Southern College, in 1964. He left Birmingham in 1965 and lived in various states (New York , Tennessee, Alabama, and Montana) while pursuing advanced degrees in philosophy and creative writing. Arriving in California in 1969, he fell in love with the West Coast scene and the Hotel California experience. He now lives in Berkeley with his wife, poet, Gail Rudd Entrekin. Charles has taught at almost every educational level. He taught pre-school language skills to six-year-olds with he Head Start program in Birmingham, Alabama; taught introduction to set theory to disadvantaged high school graduates with the Upward Bound Program in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; taught composition, English literature, creative writing, philosophy at the college level, and was the founder of the Creative Writing Program at John F. Kennedy Universityâs Orinda, California campus. For 24 years, Charles was the managing editor of The Berkeley Poets Cooperative and The Berkeley Poets Workshop & Press. The story of the Berkeley Poets Workshop & Press was written up as the cover story in the August 29, 1976 issue of the New York Times Magazine. The Managing Editor of Hip Pocket Press (http://www.hippocketpress.com), Charles is also the author of: In This Hour, a collection of poems, BPW&P, 1990; Casting For The Cutthroat & Other Poems, BPW&P, 1986; Casting For The Cutthroat, Thunder City Press, 1978, Birmingham, Alabama; All Pieces Of A Legacy, BPW&P, 1975, Berkeley, CA. Charles novel, Red Mountain, Birmingham, Alabama, 1965, was published in May of 2008, by El Leon Literary Arts http://www.elleonliteraryarts.org
In the 2nd segment with host Clara Hsu. Vince Storti is her featured reader. Here is a short Bio of Vince: Editor publisher of Awaa-te and North Coast Literary Review, now completing various literary projects of long duration. Recent winner of first prize, medium length poem, Maggie Meyer Memorial Poetry Contest (2011) from Bay Area Poets Coalition. Published in a variety of small press printings including anthology: Beatitude Golden Anniversary 1959-2009, ed. Latif Harris, Neeli Cherkovski (2009).